The death of co-curricular activities in schools


Back in the day, school life was quite interesting. Interesting because learners would actively participate in art, sports, music and drama among others during break time and after class. But...

RwandAir resumes flights to Burundi


Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir, will effective today, Wednesday, resume its daily flights to Burundi capital, exactly two weeks after suspending the Bujumbura route following an attempted coup and airport closure...

Rwanda, Qatar in joint bid to fight drug trafficking


Rwanda National Police (RNP) and the Qatari Ministry of Internal Affairs on Tuesday signed a Letter of Intent, committing to collectively fight against the trafficking of drugs and psychotropic substances.

RMC scoops global award for fostering ethical journalism


Rwanda Media Commission (RMC), the country’s media self-regulatory body, was on Tuesday honoured with a global prize for promoting ethical and professional journalism.

Visiting Ugandan police officers pick interest in taxi-moto management

A delegation from Uganda Police Force (UPF) has commended Rwanda National Police (RNP) for enforcing traffic safety by working closely with commercial motorcyclists through their cooperatives.

No police death in Garissa attack – Kenyan officials


Kenyan authorities disputed claims by local officials that at least 20 policemen were killed in an attack by suspected al-Shabaab militants in the northeast of the country, saying that only...

One dead as floods block Musanze-Rubavu Highway

A boy, who is about 10 years old, died today morning and passengers who use Kigali-Rubavu highway were left stranded as floods ravaged Musanze town after an overnight down power.

Rwanda-Uganda police in joint disaster management exercise


Rwandan and Ugandan Police have started a joint disaster preparedness and management exercise.

Central bank renews call for banks to support miners

The central bank has renewed its call for commercial banks to offer credit facilities to miners to boost their production and increase foreign exchange.

RMI certifies performance improvement trainers

Nine personnel at different public institutions have been awarded certificate as trainers on performance improvement.

Agahozo Shalom wins East Africa school debate championship


Rwandan students from several schools around the country were filled with excitement when Liquidnet (Agohozo Shalom) were crowned Champions of the East African region debate Championship.

Anti-malnutrition drive bears fruit

The anti-malnutrition campaign in Rubavu District is bearing fruit, residents said. Residents said this last week during community outreach, where officials from the Ministry of Health visited the area to...

Premier Murekezi calls for more job opportunities


Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has urged government institutions and the private sector to do more to tackle unemployment in the country.

Rwanda looks to adopt new Internet technology


Rwanda could soon be making use of the latest Internet technology to develop low cost sustainable solutions for numerous sectors and to address various development challenges.

AfDB 2015 economic outlook gives East Africa best growth prospects


East Africa will record the fastest growth on the continent in 2015 and 2016, the African Economic Outlook (AEO) shows.

Burundian refugees narrate ordeal


Bernadine Ingabire has spent a month at Mahama refugee camp in Kirehe District, praying that calm returns to her home country Burundi.

Employment forum kicks off in Kigali


Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has urged government institutions and private sector to do more to create more jobs to jointly tackle unemployment and underemployment in the country.

Regional bodies condemn killing of Burundian opposition figure


Regional and international bodies have come out to condemn the alleged assassination of one of Burundi’s opposition figure, Zedi Feruzi, who headed an opposition political party, UPD-Zigamibanga.

MPs on field trip to assess performance of SACCOs

Members of Parliament from the Standing Committee on Economy and Trade this morning began a two-week tour of the country to assess the performance of sectors’ Savings and Credit Co-operatives...

Ruvubi writes history at Kigali Peace Marathon


New Athletics Stars (NAS) runner Jean Baptiste Ruvubi clocked 2:19:03 to finish a historic second in the men’s 42km at the 11th edition of the Kigali International Peace Marathon yesterday.

WB chief outlines sectors vital to Rwanda’s prosperity


The Managing Director of the World Bank Group has outlined three major priorities the government needs to harness for the country to attain middle-income status: addressing poverty, private sector, and...

VIDEO: Burundian refugee children vaccinated


At least 10,000 Burundian refugee children at Mahama Refugee Camp in Kirehe District have been immunised against polio and measles.

Rwf12bn support for education sector


The Ministry of Education is set to receive a grant of $17.64 million (about Rwf12 billion), part of a $235 million package to support education in developing countries.

Major works on Kigali roads to be completed next month


Construction works on Kigali’s roads will be completed next month and thus ease movement on the various road networks in the City of Kigali. Emmanuel Nyandwi, the City road development...